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Get Your Dune Protection Signs

Woods Hole Sea Grant and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are providing the “These Dunes Aren’t Made For Walking” for free in order to prevent uninformed beach-goers from damaging fragile coastal resources. These signs are printed on a thin waterproof plastic/paper which should last a season or two, but a plywood backer would likely be…

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Read our Latest Newsletter!

The latest issue of the Woods Hole Sea Grant newsletter, Coastal Impacts, is now available! Contents is this issue include: Letter from the Director WHSG Continues DEI Efforts with Recording of Virtual Seminar on Systematic Racism in America Women in STEM Panel Discussion, Part of Girls In Science Program,  Available For Viewing Online New Extension Bulletin…

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To Tree, or Not to Tree

New Marine Extension Bulletin Takes a Look at History, Feasibility of Using Discarded Christmas Trees in Dune Stabilization In the days following the holidays when it’s time to clear out all the decorations, Massachusetts residents often wonder what to do with their Christmas trees. In coastal areas of Massachusetts that often leads to questions about…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Partners on Climate Change, Municipal Legal Liability Fact Sheets

Woods Hole Sea Grant recently assisted the Roger Williams Law School’s Marine Affairs Institute in the production of Massachusetts-specific fact sheets on climate change and municipal legal liability. The fact sheets, created by the institute in collaboration with the Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program and MIT Sea Grant, are: Climate Change and Government Negligence Liability…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Provides More Than $19,000 in COVID-19 Related Rapid Response Grants to Support Cape Cod Municipal Shellfish Efforts

Joint Effort with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Yields Strong Results Benefitting Both Recreational and Commercial Fisheries Across Region   Media Advisory December 2, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Harriet Booth, Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension harriet.booth@barnstablecounty.org (508) 375-6634   (Woods Hole, Mass.) – The Woods Hole Sea Grant program (WHSG) recently…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Sponsored Knauss Fellows Placed

Two candidates sponsored by the Woods Hole Sea Grant program for the 2021 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program recently received their placements. Each year, approximately 70 finalists are selected nationally for the prestigious Fellowship to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working in Congress or the Executive Branch on critical marine policy…

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New Compostable Serviceware Guide Available

A new “Compostable Food Serviceware Buying Guide” aims to provide restaurants and other food service businesses alternatives to plastic take-out containers and serviceware, like cups, plates, bowls and utensils. Created in collaboration with the Wellfleet Recycling Committee and Woods Hole Sea Grant and released by CARE for the Cape & Islands, the guide grew out…

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